Memories of “My Grandma’s Garden”

Scents are powerful and they come with memories.  Scents can bring you joy, laughter, and tears. On this day, I laughed and shed a few happy tears as I experienced the power of scent on memory when I received a sample bottle of Pink Peony fragrance oil.  My first and immediate reaction was a smile as the smell of the…

Lemon Pound Cake aka 7Up

When I saw this come over my Twitter feed, I just had to share and make it my first recipe. It is the famous Lemon Pound Cake or 7Up Pound Cake that my mother was so very fond of. The Twitter post from Southern Living also included a brief history of the cake. “This recipe is based on a classic Southern favorite…